International Activities Analysis
For this assignment, write a 5–10 page report on Capital One Financial Coproration’s international expansion.
International Activities Data
- Using the FDIC Institution Directory (https://www5.fdic.gov/idasp/advSearchLanding.asp) do a search on Capital One Financial Corporation’s holding company (BHC) using its ID. This search will provide a list of bank and thrift institutions.
- Click on the active certificate links, and use the additional information to pull up a current list of offices for that bank. At the bottom of the list you will find information on location, codes identifying the types of office, and the date the foreign offices were established. You will want to focus your attention on the number of foreign offices, their types, and locations. Collect this information for each bank belonging to your chosen holding company.
- Using a search engine of your choice, conduct a news search focusing on your chosen BHC and collect any useful data.
Write a paper discussing Capital One Financial Corporation’s expansion internationally. Evaluate their strategy to expand or not. Include an assessment of the perceived risks and opportunities. Be sure to reference your sources of information. Be sure to use APA format.
Inferences for the Industry
Based on the analysis of the international activities for Capital One Financial Corporation, and the knowledge and skills needed in commercial lending services in both domestic and international competitive banking environments, what strategies and recommendations can you offer for other banks operating in the international marketplace? Provide support on your position from relevant sources.
When complete, title your report, International Activities.